in Western Europe
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- Euro - EUR
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- German, Croatian, Hungarian, Slovenian
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- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: C, F)
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- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
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Map of Austrian Unesco Heritage Sites
Click any of the markers above to learn more about the corresponding heritage site and learn more about Austria in Europe. The list below is ordered by name. The oldest site is Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg. On the list since 1996. The youngest site is Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps. On the list since 2011.
|City of Graz – Historic Centre and Schloss Eggenberg
The City of Graz – Historic Centre and Schloss Eggenberg bear witness to an exemplary model of the living heritage of a central European urban complex influenced by the secular presence of the Habsb...
|Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape
The Fertö/Neusiedler Lake area has been the meeting place of different cultures for eight millennia. This is graphically demonstrated by its varied landscape, the result of an evolutionary symbiosis ...
|Hallstatt-Dachstein / Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape
Human activity in the magnificent natural landscape of the Salzkammergut began in prehistoric times, with the salt deposits being exploited as early as the 2nd millennium BC. This resource formed the ...
|Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg
Salzburg has managed to preserve an extraordinarily rich urban fabric, developed over the period from the Middle Ages to the 19th century when it was a city-state ruled by a prince-archbishop. Its Fla...
|Historic Centre of Vienna
Vienna developed from early Celtic and Roman settlements into a Medieval and Baroque city, the capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. It played an essential role as a leading European music centre, f...
|Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn
From the 18th century to 1918, Schönbrunn was the residence of the Habsburg emperors. It was designed by the architects Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach and Nicolaus Pacassi and is full of outstand...
|Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps
This serial property of 111 small individual sites encompasses the remains of prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements in and around the Alps built from around 5000 to 500 B.C. on the ed...
The Semmering Railway, built over 41 km of high mountains between 1848 and 1854, is one of the greatest feats of civil engineering from this pioneering phase of railway building. The high standard of ...
|Wachau Cultural Landscape
The Wachau is a stretch of the Danube Valley between Melk and Krems, a landscape of high visual quality. It preserves in an intact and visible form many traces - in terms of architecture, (monasteries...